Discovery certificate for object 2016gns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5479 [ 2018TNSTR1447....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 06:47:57
Date made public: 2018-09-25
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gns
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:17:45.848 (334.441032) DEC = +24:13:46.57 (24.229603)
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 04:11:59.000 (JD=2457656.6749884)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 04:11:59.000
Flux: 20.2309 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: